Roosevelt Islander Online: Candidate To Represent Roosevelt Island And UES In NYC Council District 5 Tricia Shimamura Is Weekly Volunteer At RIDA Senior Center Food Pantry

Tricia Shimamura is a candidate to represent Roosevelt Island and the Upper East Side in NYC Council
District 5, seeking to succeed current City Council Member
Ben Kallos who is term
limited from running again.
Mr Kallos is running to
Gale Brewer as Manhattan Borough President.

Ms Shimamura volunteers at the weekly Friday Roosevelt Island Disabled Association (RIDA) Senior Center Food Pantry. I spoke to Ms Shimamura today as she was preparing items that will be distributed to the Roosevelt Island community. Ms Shimamura spoke about reasons why she is running for the NYC Council and issues of concern to Roosevelt Island residents.

Here’s what she had to say.

Learn more about
Ms Shimamura at her campaign website.

Ms Shimamura’s opponents in the June 22 Democratic Party Primary are: 

Interviews with some of the other candidates here. Hope to interview all of the candidates and more in depth conversations too.


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